Humboldt County

 Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services

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Director
Lara Weiss, MPH
Program Manger, Healthy Communities Division
Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services
529 I St.
Eureka, CA 95501
PH: (707) 445-6200
FAX: (707) 445-6097
EMAIL: lweiss@co.humboldt.ca.us

Department Website
http://humboldtgov.org/330/Public-Health

Department Overview
Public Health is engaged in a broad range of activities designed to promote good health:

  • We provide clinical and preventive services and work with local health care providers and other community partners to connect people with the resources they need.
  • We educate, advise, coach, and guide people toward healthier lives for themselves and their families.
  • We inspect, test, monitor, inform, and enforce regulations that help keep you safe and well.
  • We work with community design professionals to make our neighborhoods more health-promoting.
  • We plan and prepare for emergency situations.
  • We keep vital records of changes in our population and analyze health data.

Public Health is here for everyone, from individuals and families to the community as a whole. If you would like to speak with our staff, please contact us.

Major Service Areas

  • Public health clinics;
  • Environmental health;
  • Healthy communities;
  • Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health programs;
  • Public health nursing;
  • Public health laboratory;
  • Emergency preparedness and response.

 

4/2015